Barkham at Markham and Woofing Waters* at Quiet Waters are open with limited capacity to provide social distancing. Please follow these rules:
- The parks are open for annual/seasonal passholders only. No daily drop-ins.
- Annual/seasonal passes can be purchased only by phone by calling the park office.
- Dog-wash areas are not available.
- All existing and new annual/seasonal passholders must complete a COVID-19 Waiver before entering the dog park for the first time.
- Patrons must print, sign, and turn in the waiver to the dog park attendant.
- *Woofing Waters will CLOSE TO THE PUBLIC ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2020, when Quiet Waters becomes a COVID-19 Testing Site.
Programs, services, and fees are subject to change. Please contact the park of your choice for more information. *The park’s regular weekend and holiday gate entrance fee of $1.50/person (children 5 and under free) will be in effect.
Broward County Dog Parks (Leash-free areas.)
Both Barkham and Woofing Waters (open seasonally) require an annual/seasonal membership or daily fee, and are open during the park's normal operating hours unless otherwise specified. Proof of rabies vaccination is required.
Barkham at Markham Park*, 16001 W. State Rd. 84, Sunrise 33326. 954-357-8868.
This 3.5-acre dog park offers separate areas for small and large dogs to run leash free and play on various pet structures. There are three pavilions with plenty of benches for dog owners to sit and converse with other dog owners. The small dog park is designed for dogs up to 25 pounds, while the large dog park is designated for all others. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. Barkham is closed each Tuesday morning until 10 a.m. for maintenance.
Woofing Waters at Quiet Waters Park*, 401 S. Powerline Rd, Deerfield Beach 33442. 954-357-5100. CLOSES TO THE PUBLIC ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2020.
Woofing Waters consists of approximately two acres in the northwest corner of Quiet Waters Park. The facility comprises two sections: one designated for larger dogs, the other for smaller dogs. Feature for the big dogs include a spray hydrant, a shower nozzle, an eight-nozzle line jet, and nearly 800 linear feet of hard-surfaced paths. Little dogs get a shower nozzle and an eight-nozzle line jet, as well as a ring, or water loop, where they can run through an assortment of sprays. Each section includes a dog-wash area, as well as doggie drinking-water fountains. The hounds' human companions can take shade under 20-foot umbrellas, relax on beaches and at picnic tables, and sip from water fountains to cool off. A building housing restrooms and concession operations serves the dog park. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. Open seasonally. Closes third week of January through second week of April for mechanical maintenance to the splash pad pump systems, the turf to regenerate, and for large-scale special event operations.
Dog-friendly Broward County Parks (Dogs must be on a non-retractable, six-foot leash at all times. Dogs are not allowed in our nature centers or natural areas.)
Boaters Park, north side of Dania Cutoff Canal, west of Anglers Avenue, Dania Beach 33312. 954-357-8811.
Easterlin Park*, 1000 N.W. 38th St., Oakland Park 33309. 954-357-5190.
Franklin Park, 2501 Franklin Dr., Fort Lauderdale 33311. 954-357-7080.
Sunview Park, 1500 S.W. 42nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale 33317. 954-357-6520.
Dog Parks in Broward County
(Usage fees may apply. Please contact the dog park of your choice prior to arriving for more information.)